Scottish Building Federation

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Vaughan Hart Employment in the Scottish construction industry fell by 1,000 to 188,000 during the first three months of 2016, bringing to an end four consecutive quarters of employment growth during 2015.

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Nicola Barclay Scotland’s key housing and professional bodies today called for politicians to tackle the country’s housing crisis by supporting an increase in the supply of warm, sustainable homes that meet a diverse set of needs and aspirations.

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Vaughan Hart The Scottish Building Federation has welcomed figures which show that employment in the Scottish construction industry rose by 13,000 last year to hit a new two-year high of 187,000 at the end of 2015.

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The number of building apprentices registered in Scotland rose by 8 per cent to 1,683 last year, according to new figures by the Scottish Building Apprenticeship and Training Council (SBATC). Released to coinciding with the start of Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2016, the 2015 registration figure is

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Confidence within the Scottish construction sector has fallen again back to where it was at the end of 2013. The latest quarterly survey by trade body the Scottish Building Federation (SBF) said that industry employers gave a positive overall confidence rating for the tenth quarter in a row, though

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Output in the Scottish construction sector has risen to records levels, according to the Office of National Statistics (ONS). New figures published today show that output over the 12 months to September this year rose to over £14 billion compared to a previous record output of more than £13bn over

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Confidence amongst Scottish construction employers about the year ahead has declined during the third quarter of 2015, according to a new report. The latest Scottish Construction Monitor, a quarterly survey of the membership of trade body the Scottish Building Federation (SBF), found that confidence

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Construction companies from around Scotland are being invited to a free Meet the Buyer event in Edinburgh on 1 October, to find out about upcoming work contracts. Buyers already signed up to the event include major contractor Vinci, as well as the Scottish Government’s Public Contracts Division an

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